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Facebook US Immigration Partner in Chicago, Illinois

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

The US Immigration Partner works with all levels of the company to ensure the successful execution of our current and future US immigration strategy. The ideal candidate will have significant previous experience successfully contributing to an immigration program in-house at a fast-growing multinational company and/or in a US immigration role at a law firm.Strong stakeholder management/partnership and demonstrated success across multiple activities for a large US immigration program are required. They will act as a partner to a variety of internal stakeholders, to smoothly deliver immigration technical advice, transaction support and education while ensuring compliance with government regulations and delivering a premium people experience.

Required Skills:

  1. Provide technical immigration consultations to cross-functional business partners (e.g., recruiters), hiring managers, and employees to develop strategies to mitigate risk and provide timely solutions to enable hiring

  2. Provide in-depth guidance with analysis of US immigration matters, identification of process and policy gaps, and drafting of policy/process revisions

  3. Develop and implement new or revised US immigration education programs at scale

  4. Partner with the wider immigration team and US immigration vendor partners on specialized projects with focus on US immigration transaction efficiency, stakeholder education and consultation and advising, implementing, maintaining and reporting on immigration policy matters

  5. Partner with cross-functional stakeholders to provide immigration subject matter expertise on employee and company-wide level

  6. Ensure that we provide a high-quality experience to internal stakeholders by leveraging shared services and outsourced partners for transactional activity

  7. Role model partnership and collaboration at all levels with internal stakeholders, to deliver our high bar of people experience

  8. Deliver comprehensive, hands-on support to our diverse business partners, recruiting organization, and employee population

  9. Lead various internal reviews or audits of immigration data, processes and policies

  10. Collaborate with growing global mobility team on other team initiatives and projects as assigned

  11. Expected to take on additional program responsibility to meet company growth needs

  12. Ability to travel as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree

  2. Minimum 6 years of experience working in a technical role within US immigration, in-house immigration, immigration law firm, mobility program, and/or vendor management experience

  3. Knowledge in US visa types, processes and experience reviewing case facts to determine the optimal immigration strategy

  4. Project management experience across multiple disciplines and stakeholders – driving projects from conception to implementation

  5. Experience influencing decisions and articulating immigration matters to stakeholders

  6. Experience monitoring changes in immigration law and policy and analyzing impact to employee population

  7. Experience exercising independent judgment and discretion while utilizing company policies and practices to determine appropriate action

  8. Experience analyzing situations and spot potential issues

  9. Experience working with confidential data

  10. Experience absorbing/retaining large amounts of data

  11. Experience handling sensitive matters

  12. Experience working independently while contributing within a team environment (remote and onsite)

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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